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J Michael’s

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3210 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6231
+1 850-233-2055
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ambiance okay, but steak is great! Wait staff attentive. Cosmo delicious. Near to Marriott Legend's Bay.

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Thank Pat K
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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146 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

J Michael's is another one of those "local restaurants." They serve any type of fish or "critters" from the ocean. It usually is full (in the Summer time expect to wait 30-45 minutes if after 5PM). Now in the winter there is no wait. The food here is great! I like their Sea food platter. It is huge. My wife... More 

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Thank Michael3735
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, fun ambiance, tasty fish and shrimp baskets. Tartar sauce and Col slaw has jalepenos so beware if you are sensitive to spicy foods. Service was kind and portions were large for a moderate price.

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Thank y2k8mt
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

We are certainly glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope you return soon. More 

Evansville, Indiana, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant/bar! Unique decor and outstanding food! Service is good and friendly. Even met the owner and he appreciative about our patronage. I had the Fish and Chips (Flounder) and my wife had the Shrimp basket and we both enjoyed the meals. We were stuffed when we got up to leave.

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Thank David B
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

Hope you're not too full to get back here. Thanks for the good review. More 

Chrisney, Indiana
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great oysters in the half shell raw or cooked. Great other food selections and beer and wine. I had a dozen O's and the small Greek salad with shrimp and a cold Yueng. Perfect location near the bridge. Reasonable prices and I would highly recommend if you are in the PCB area.

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Thank Randy S
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

Great combination, so glad you enjoyed and we hope to see you again. More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My grandfather and my parents spend the winters in PCB. They will eat at this restaurant a minimum of two nights a week for their entire stay. When I visit, it's my first request for boiled shrimp. I admire the local love for this place and the family-friendly atmosphere it offers. You can easily tell this is a Panama City... More 

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Thank Jaclyn G
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

It is a must-stop for a true taste of this area's finest. - You said it so well, thanks More 

Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in PC at 4pm on Christmas Eve, we had called ahead and found out J Michaels would be till 7. First let me add I have been visiting j Michaels for close to 40 years. Starting with a converted gas station on Hwy 98 to the current location. Many memories oysters $1 a dozen and shrimp j Michael $5... More 

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Thank mick9898
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

Been a favorite of mine for the same amount of time and from the same location. Be willing to bet we've shared a meal or two. Glad you were able to join us again. More 

Panama City Beach, Florida
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191 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We haven't eaten there in a while so Christmas Eve we worked late on getting ready for Christmas so we went in search of a place to eat. Surprised that J.Michaels was open, we stopped in. They serve a good grouper sandwich but its gone to $14.95. We got the shrimp sandwich. She got fries. I got garlic potatoes. It... More 

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Thank Steve D
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

We'll have a chat with Mike...this is not like him at all. After he closed, he delivered several thousand dollars of presents to needy families, all of which came out of his pocket. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

J Michael's looks like a beer joint from the outside, and more so once you walk in the door, but the food was excellent! Wallpapered with one dollar bills the rest of the decor will keep your head turning while you wait for your dinner to be served. Great wait staff, quick service and cold beer had us coming back... More 

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Thank terric9292016
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

Great wait staff, quick service and cold beer had us coming back for more! Soon! Soon! Soon! More 

Greenbrier, Tennessee
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must place for seafood when in the Panama City area. We always come straight here upon arriving in the area for a vacation. This is how we start our week off, excellent seafood and very reasonable prices. Best seafood around, not your chain restaurants. It's where the locals eat!!!!

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Thank Mjr51750
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

This is how we start our week off, excellent seafood and very reasonable prices. Best seafood around, not your chain restaurants. Indeed! We agree heartily. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3210 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6231
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-233-2055

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